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Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. Fed sees interest rates appropriate, global economy stable

The minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed)'s January policy meeting released on Wednesday showed most central bank officials believed that interest rates are...
China economy

Epidemic cannot stop China’s contribution to global economy

By He Yin China is currently racing against time in the battle against the novel coronavirus. To properly prevent and control the virus has...

e-Crime Bureau launches Cyber Essentials Certification Programme

Ghana's leading Cyber Security and Investigations firm, e-Crime Bureau, has launched Cyber Essentials Certification Programme. e-Crime’s Cyber Security services are designed to proactively address evolving...

Trade tensions could cut global GDP by US$700 billion – Kristalina Georgieva

Trade disputes are taking a toll on global economy, substantially weakening manufacturing activity and investment and holding back economic potential, Kristalina Georgieva, the new...

U.S. go-it-alone trade policy a major risk to global economy

A responsible player, an anchor of stability and a defender of global order...Shrugging off all the expectations for an economic superpower, the United States,...
US trade protectionist

Experts warns of global economic risks from US trade protectionist

The trade protectionist move unilaterally taken by the US will severely undermine free trade and global economy, Chinese and foreign experts warned amid the...
Global Economy

2017 Global Economy Our Hopes and Insecurities

By Ayhan Kose The calendar year just ended was a slog for the world economy. Weak international trade and subdued investment, among other culprits, conspired...

Finalists For 2017 Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards Announced

Cartier, in partnership with INSEAD Business School and McKinsey & Company, announced today the 2017 Finalists of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards. The 18...
Sino-Swiss collaboration

The Success of Sino-Swiss collaboration model

In an article titled "A Shared Commitment to Practical Cooperation and Peaceful Development," which is written by Chinese President Xi Jinping for Neue Zurcher...

Davos: China to Sustain Openness of global economy

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland on January 17, which shows China's support for globalization and...

Cautious optimism at Davos about global economy

As the 47th World Economic Forum annual meeting concluded in Davos, Switzerland, world leaders and the private sector showed cautious optimism about the global...
Hangzhou G20 Summit

Hangzhou G20 Summit: Just in the right moment

China’s formal entry into the global economy was marked by its admission to the WTO in 2001. For more than a decade after that,...

President Joko Widodo opens 12th World Islamic Economic Forum

Inaugurating the opening of the 12th WIEF held in the capital city's landmark convention center of JCC here, President Widodo said that Muslim community...
Visitors walk around at the IBM's stand at 2015 CeBIT Technology Trade fair in Hanover, Germany, on March 16, 2015. Top IT business fair CeBIT 2015, which features a strong Chinese presence, opened on Sunday in Germany. (Xinhua/Zhang Fan)

African ICT expo opens in Ghana

Under the theme "Digital Economy - the Untapped Resource for Accelerated Growth and Job Creation", the three-day event, which attracted notable technology firms and...
POOL/AFP / Carolyn Kaster (From L) David Cameron, Francois Hollande, Justin Trudeau, Jean-Claude Juncker, Shinzo Abe, Donald Tusk, Matteo Renzi, Barack Obama and Angela Merkel participate in a G7 working session in Shima

G7 Leaders Find Possible Ways To Revive Global Economy

The gathering warned global performance was patchy and faced unwelcome headwinds -- including from a possible "Brexit". Wrapping up their meeting in rural Japan, the...
AFP / Kazuhiro Nogi US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew kept up the pressure on Japan with a fresh warning that the yen's recent strengthening did not justify a market intervention

G7 plans to stoke growth amid currency policy clash

The club of rich nations also pledged to tackle tax avoidance in the wake of the Panama Papers investigation and beef up efforts to...

Tuna Contributes Least US$42.2 Billion To Global Economy Every Year

The report, Netting Billions: A Global Valuation of Tuna, estimates the worldwide value of the primary commercial fisheries targeting the seven most commercially important...

Leading World Financial Institutions Confident In China’s Economy

While downgrading the outlook of the global economy, the World Economic Outlook released by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday forecast China's growth...
Photo taken on July 16, 2015 shows 1,000 Cedi notes and a Huawei Mobile phone P7 worthy of 1,000 Cedi in Accra, Ghana, July 16, 2015. Sub-Sahara African currencies have in recent months come under significant pressure. (Xinhua/Lin Xiaowei)

Ghana cedi drops on the currency market

As a result the local currency trimmed 0.45 per cent to settle at GH¢3.85 per dollar. The local currency also closed in the red...
green economy

Eurogroup boss seeks firm reforms and investments for global Economy

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem called on the G20 biggest economies to take action to revive the world economy by focusing more on implementing key...
Johannesburg, South Africa. Second richest economy in Africa. Source: Reuters via ibtimes

Global economy on hold over suspense of recession players

by Jon Day Concerns are rife about a global economic slowdown as evidenced by an overnight equities rout on major U.S. and European bourses,...
Zhu Min

Zhu Min of IMF sees market volatility persisting up to two more years

In his keynote address at the opening of the IMF Conference on Enhanced data for Better Macro-policies in the Ghanaian capital, Zhu said these...
stock market

Global economy threatened as oil price dives down

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average lost 559.43 points, or 3.15 percent, from Tuesday to end the day at 17,191.25, while the broader Topix index...
President Kagame and other panelists during discussion on promotion of gender parity at the just ended World Economic Forum in Davos.

WEF seek ways to revamp global economy

The global economic growth did not exceed 3 percent in last year and 2016 outlook is similarly lackluster. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has...
Ghanaian journalists

African journalists sharpen skills in China

African journalists have praised China?s immense role in the development of the continent over the past five decades, as they shares their opinion about...
UFA Brics

BRICS outlines strategic roadmap to development

By Kester Kenn Klomegah After three days of high-level summitry deliberations, the BRICS group of countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa), created by...
Flag China

China’s bid for a new open economy to benefit world

China's decision to carry out a new round of high-quality opening up and move more swiftly in building a new open economy will not...

It Is A Shame How Officials At Our Airports Treat Travellers

Abidjan Airport International travel is a key part of the global economy. Countries around the world generate billions of dollars every year and create...

Experienced bankers realise importance of Islamic Banking

By Alhaji Alhasan Abdulai Experienced bankers worldwide including Ghana have come to realize the importance of Islamic Banking as a means of safeguarding the world...
crisis economics

Why global economy needs new economic thinking-1

CRISIS OF ECONOMICS or ECONOMIC CRISIS? Why the global economy needs new economic thinking. (1) The beginning If you talk to one hundred people, one hundred and two...